Articles Tagged With ‘Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)’


Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.

 

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Diablo Canyon desalinated water distribution is dangerous

OPINION By BRAD SNOOK Since Adam Hill has been a San Luis Obispo County supervisor, roughly 7 billion gallons of usable water has been discharged to the ocean from the Five Cities area. Yet, instead of promoting emergency measures to... (Continue reading)

South County likely to get Diablo desal water

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors gave unanimous support Tuesday to a plan to pipe desalinated water from Diablo Canyon to South County homes. The board directed county staff to begin planning the construction of a seven-mile pipeline... (Continue reading)

County to further study desal pipeline

By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra2theSea San Luis Obispo County supervisors are expected to approve a staff plan to further study connecting the existing desalination plant at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to Los Osos as well as Lopez Lake... (Continue reading)

Public debates Diablo Canyon license renewal

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission heard public comment in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday about the environmental risks that could affect the relicensing of Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. [KCOY] In 2009, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. applied to renew its... (Continue reading)

Sex offender caught growing pot in San Miguel

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a registered sex offender who was allegedly using stolen electricity to power a 1,500-plant marijuana growing operation in San Miguel. [KRON 4] Douglas King, 36, had 1,502 marijuana plants, as well as 6.71 pounds of... (Continue reading)

NRC hears legal challenges to Diablo Canyon license renewal

CORRECTION: PG&E paused attempts to extend its license in 2011 and has not determined how the company will proceed as they consider feedback on seismic research, according to PG&E spokesman Blair Jones. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. faces legal challenges... (Continue reading)

Legislation proposed to bar PG&E from utilizing tax deductions to cover penalty

If proposed legislation is passed, PG&E will not be able to harvest a tax windfall from state authorities by taking a tax deduction for a $1.6 billion penalty because of its negligence in a fatal explosion in San Bruno. [Contra... (Continue reading)

Diablo Canyon operated safely in 2014, NRC says

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant operated safely in 2014, federal regulators said Wednesday at a meeting in San Luis Obispo. [Tribune] The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held its annual meeting on Diablo Canyon at the Embassy Suites hotel. More than 80... (Continue reading)

PG&E contractor trashes garden

OPINION By PEG PINARD A few days ago I received a call from Manuel, from Davey Tree Co., saying that they would be trimming the palm trees away from the power lines on Broad Street. This was not unusual as... (Continue reading)

Is Diablo desal SLO County’s next water source?

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is slated to approve an agreement Tuesday that, in emergency situations, will allow the county’s branch of Cal Fire to purchase desalinated water from Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Pacific Gas & Electric... (Continue reading)